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Dinghy Sailing: What Should I Wear?

Dinghy Sailing: What Should I Wear?

Knowing exactly what to wear when dinghy sailing can prove difficult if you’re new to it. Even if you’re a seasoned sailor of bigger boats, dinghy sailing often requires more gear as the small open…

Top 10 Must-Have Boat Gadgets And Accessories

Top 10 Must-Have Boat Gadgets And Accessories

Every pastime or hobby can be made that bit more enjoyable by taking advantage of the cutting-edge gadgets and accessories out there – and boating is no different. In fact, there are so many boat…

Insure4Boats’ Narrowboat Maintenance Guide

Insure4Boats’ Narrowboat Maintenance Guide

Your narrowboat needs a lot of TLC if you want to keep it running at its best – after all, it’ll go through a lot! If you’re not a natural when it comes to DIY, the idea of narrowboat maintenance…

A Beginners Guide To Marine Surveying

A Beginners Guide To Marine Surveying

Whether you’re buying or already own a boat, spending money on a good quality marine survey can seem like a bit of a chore. Jayson Sibley, marine loss adjustor and yacht surveyor at Jayson Sibley…

How To Stay Safe On The Canals

How To Stay Safe On The Canals

Staying safe on your narrowboat and the canal network mainly involves using your common sense and being aware of what’s going on around you. However, whether you’re new to narrowboating or an…

Highlights from The Southampton Boat Show 2018

Highlights from The Southampton Boat Show 2018

As the biggest marine festival in the UK, the TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show needs no introduction. This year, it celebrated its 50-year anniversary by showcasing a plethora of beautifully…

The Best Paddleboarding Locations in South East England

The Best Paddleboarding Locations in South East England

Paddleboarding has risen from the depths of the unknown to become the world’s fastest growing water sport. While for some water sports, you might have to travel to an exotic location to try them, the…

Inflatable SUP vs Solid SUP: Which Should You Choose?

Inflatable SUP vs Solid SUP: Which Should You Choose?

Deciding to invest in a paddle board all of your own is a big decision in itself, but there’s still one more decision to make – do you want to buy an inflatable SUP or a traditional solid one?  There…

We’re Insurance Choice Awards 2018 Finalists!

We’re Insurance Choice Awards 2018 Finalists!

The Insurance Choice Awards aims to find the UK’s best insurance companies by asking customers like you to vote and share your experiences…it’s a bit like the X Factor, but for Insurance! Who’ll win?…

6 Ways To Reduce Your Boat Insurance Premium

6 Ways To Reduce Your Boat Insurance Premium

Boat insurance is an essential running cost that boat owners pay every year. But is there anything that you could be doing to lower the price of your policy?  It turns out, yes. When insurers are…